The world's first benchmark qualification for Green Finance
GREEN FINANCE CERTIFICATE
Why study the Green Finance Certificate?
Managing climate-related risks and supporting the transition to a low-carbon world are our most significant global challenges. Achieving these requires the combined efforts of global bodies, national governments and the financial services sector, putting sustainability and stewardship at the heart of finance.
This program will enable you to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the main elements of green finance.
This includes: scientific background; key concepts; principles, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals; risk management; products and services (banking, insurance and investment); and ethical dimensions.
Green finance underpinnings
Green finance principles
Green finance products and services
Ethical dimensions of green finance
Success in this exam leads to the CBI Green Finance Certificate.
The Green Finance Certificate has been launched by the Chartered Banker Institute as the first global, benchmark qualification for the green finance sector.
This qualification is achieved by successfully passing a computer based exam of 50 multiple-choice questions.
Exam duration: 1 hour
Recommended study time: 130 hours
CPD time: 4 hours upon successful completion
Exams are booked via the Chartered Banker Institute and are delivered online, with instant results. Exams are delivered via remote invigilation, enabling learners to schedule exams anytime, anywhere.
The Certificate costs $1,185, including all learning materials and access to the examinations.
Please allow up to 10 business days for your enrolment to be processed by Chartered Banker Institute.
The broad introduction to the key concepts covered makes it suitable for a range of individuals:
Bankers, insurers, investment managers, central bankers and regulators, risk managers, analysts and consultants - If you are already a financial services professional, or wish to become one, this qualification can lead to further areas of study or practice in this area.
Companies - Companies wishing to increase their staff knowledge in this area could also use this qualification in induction materials.
Global audiences – The certificate includes broad financial services sector coverage which is relevant internationally.
Is the Green Finance Certificate right for me?
Prepare for a career in green finance - get an overview of the sector
Available to all - there are no entry requirements for the Green Finance Certificate, and no prior knowledge of the Green Finance sector is assumed
Globally-recognised qualification - awarded by the Chartered Banker Institute.
A fast and affordable recognition – the certificate can be studied online at your own pace (130 hours of study time required), and is assessed via a 1-hour, 50-question test, delivered online with instant results
The certificate is delivered via an online study guide which breaks up learning into bite size units. Each unit is followed by a short concept-check test or quiz to ensure understanding of the material.
Learning materials are delivered via the Chartered Banker Institute’s learning management solution, which enables learners to access them anywhere, anytime.
Employers can track progress of individuals and cohorts through regular progress reports and learner analytics, enabling timely intervention when necessary.
FINSIA offers a range of qualifications and membership opportunities to suit those aspiring to work in the sector, right through to the most experienced professionals.
– Geoff Toone F FIN, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer | National Bank of Vanuatu
"The Green Finance Certificate course has been both challenging and enlightening. The course content stretches your traditional finance mindset. A very positive learning experience done in a flexible format."